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MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
the improvements made to the site while also highlighting the benefits of the law. it's the start of a new campaign being launched by the white house and democrats to get more americans enrolled. the administration plans to hold an event every day until december 23rd, the enrollment deadline for coverage by january 1st. as politico puts it today the fresh push is an attempt to get back to the plan they wanted to pursue. whether or not the at mrgs has turned a corner, that remains to be seen but as of noon, this afternoon, the healthcare.gov twitter account reported more than 380,000 visits to the site today, on top of the 1 million visits to the site reported yesterday. the "washington post" reports the site processed 18,000 enrollments in the 24-hour period, more than double the previous numbers reported. >> we were very pleased to hear the advancements made to rectify the problems with the website as it pertains to -- let's not forget, it is not just about a website but providing affordable care for millions of americans. >> meanwhile, house speaker john boehner would not say if republicans would
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
,000 new laws passed by the state's last year d some are not as bad as others oscar -- also high points of fiscal policy but pedestals course will of personal freedom but stayed with members tueber with lower tax collections and it helps city has the right to riffed -- right to work state. number to south dakota ranking number one on fiscal policy with little tax spending in the number one state is northakota. it also is the most improved in wins for being both economically and personal leave three. the least free state? new york. when we come back with cable fights brewing who is the loser? aid worker fired for testing positive for marijuana how can it be legal to fire somebody for that? as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cascard from capital one, i get 2% cash back on ery purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally soone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! meetings start at 11, cindy. [ male announcer get the spark business card from capital one. choose 2% cash back or
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
effort to save his health care law. pl plus, what's the new push to defend the president from this now infamous broken promise. >> if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. you can keep your plan. >> and breaking developments in the rape case against a star quarterback heisman trophy contender. >> unfortunately sometimes one-night stands happen. >> and this marine may have saved a half dozen lives when he fell on a grenade. why doesn't the military want to give him a medal? we'll try to get through the hour together. bear with me. this is getting uglier by the moment. there is a lot of news. we'll get you through it. just breaking, the president making new comments on the problems for the health care law including whether anyone will be held accountable for failures thus far. first there is new reaction to the death of former south african president nelson mandela. he died peacefully at 95. over the last few hours everyone from the pope to our living presidents have reacted. he was born the son of a tribal chief later rising through the ranks of the anti-apartheid movement ded
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
plus success equals one massive right wing freakout. president obama's health care law is working. and many on the right just can't handle it. here's what i'm talking about. >> well, nelson mandela stood up against a great injustice and was willing to pay a huge price for that. that's the reason he's mourned today because of that struggle he performed. but you're right. what he was advocating for was not necessarily the right answer, but he was fighting against some great injustice. and i would make the argument that, you know, we have a great injustice going on in this country with an ever-increasing size of government that is taking over and controlling people's lives. and obama care is front and center in that. >> yes. he just compared fighting the health care law to fighting apartheid. rick santorum doesn't have to like the health care law, but he's a former u.s. senator. does he really think it compares to government-backed racial segregation. but this is the ugliest we've seen from comparing the law that saves lives to hurricane katrina to saying the law was terrorizing the
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
way out here. >> you've been a critic of the law. coming up in the "new york times," you co-authored, one of the architects of obamacare. despite your differences you're willing to talk about it. and you are willing to shoot down certain myths about it. include whiching, tomorrow? >> right we say we don't think think there is going to be a doctor shortage. a lot aassumptions make straight line aassumptions for today's resource use. there is every reason to believe resource use is going to go down. that is what we've seen and doctors become more productive. you can't make straight line aassumptions from today. >> they're going to have to be very productive. thank you. >> thank you. >> we just spoke about one of the most-important health care promises. just ahead we'll speak with one of the people helping get president obama elected how where the ro promises decided? bill burton is here, live, do you remember bill? and stunning polling next on america's place in the world. [ mom ] over the years, i've learnehow to stretch my party budget. but when my so-called bargain brand to
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
for people who lost coverage unexpectedly thanks to the law. now, are not going to have it on january 1st unless they can now, they lost their coverage. but they think they have coverage so they can figure this out and get back and have people reenrolled by december 23rd. do we think that is going to happen? >> breaking that down this, is supposed to be a state of the art system. so first, you may have to mail in the application. then, insurer going have to check by hand, then place a phone call to find out whether anything is accurate and have a conversation. this is not state of the art and short of what private sector web ice -- based system is like. >> they're asking companies to just guess what subsidies enrollees are going to gechlt tom, thank you for being here. >> you're welcome. >> we're also seeing a series of new reports raising worries about patient access to doctors. under obamacare. we told you about this last night. some say they do not want to and cannot afe afe afe aferd afford to. what can we do about this? i know you're not on the clock now. all right. what is the beef
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
the judge who ordered the release of the tapes, he said that they're useful in order to improve law enforcement reactions, and quote, delaying the release of the audio recordings, particularly where the legal joifgs to keep them confidential is lacking, only serves to fuel speculation about and undermine confidence in our law enforcement officials. is that judge wrong? >> that shows with you all due respect to that judge, that shows you how inane this is. there is nothing that he just said, nothing in that statement that any rational human would say, okay, right. i listened to those tapes and that gave me confidence in law enforcement. seriously? that doesn't pass the straight face test. it is somebody who just cowed to public opinion, i suppose. and titillation in letting it out and did not want to get appealed. there is no reason, no plausible reason why those tapes, playing those tapes which we just heard gave me any further confidence or anybody else in law enforcement or shed the light on law enforcement. that's ludicrous. >> jeffrey, some families were again the release of the
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
house hearings on capitol hill. all focused on the president's disastrous health care law. let not your heart be troubled. we know you probably couldn't catch up on the hours of testimony. so we put together the highlights for you. >> individuals are losing coverage they are happy with. the doctors with which they are comfortable. this is a tragedy. >> looking forward, the flaws in the law have proved to be getting worse, not better. >> yesterday i logged into the d.c. exchange where members of congress must go and got on error. >> rome wasn't fwhibuilt in a d >> this is people's lives. people are hurt when they can't get medical care. >> i believe the premise for the hearing today is fundamentally flawed. >> people's health care is compromised when they can't get medical care. >> everybody will get less coverage, higher costs. >> this is serious stuff. >> if you can take the name of obama out of obama care and focus on the benefits, you find the of benefits are widely popular. >> a bill rushed through congress without any serious debate is now directly impacting people's lives. >> mr.
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
people. they came up, dare i say it, with health care exchanges which president obama put into law. they came up with revenue sharing to help stress state and local government. they're turning their own back on their own history. not just on liberal ideas. >> you know, congressman, a lot of people -- this was brought home when they realize you're talking about children. there was as i said this very arresting article in "the new york times" this morning front page that i read very early this morning. about this 11-year-old named sesani. and it brought to mind when the president was speaking on income inequality. he talked about children in poverty. listen. >> the idea that a child may never be able to escape that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own. that should offend all of us. and it should compel us to action. we are a better country than this. >> i mean, when we get to the point where children in no fault of their own are living in these situations and it's just discarded, that's troubling about the spiri
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
. the federal law kicks into place when the recession happened. it was a chance to given meshes more time to be on the benefits. up to 18 months. without this law, there's only about six months of unemployment, some have everybody less, so the democrats are trying to make a case that they need to be extended because they expire on december 28th. >> what's the reason response to this. >> well, house speaker today said if president obama has a plan on paper to extend them, he will take a look at it, so that is a little bit of a hint of some potential break through, however, he reviewed the republican perspective of it's about the economy, and we have a plan to improve the economy, and that's not related to social benefit programs. >> that we create more american jobs and better american wages. the republicans continue to focus on strengthening the economy for middle class families. that's why we passed nearly 150 bills many of them will help our economy, they are still sitting in the united states senate. so you hear a difference, how republicans approach things and democrats approach thing
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
thing is we are not following our laws anymore. call.thank you for the this is another tweeter saying -- bloomberg news has this story based on the economic power of the u.s. and the power viewed around the world. simon kennedy writes -- when the u.s. grew at a healthy pace, its citizens were buyers, fueling demands for the goods in china and other nations. the cap the world's economy humming. it may not work that way anymore . a rebounding u.s. is giving less support for you -- for global growth than it has in the past. the smallest u.s. current account deficits since 1999 shows the trend and the discovery of new domestic sources of oil and gas, it reinforces this issue. the country is spending less on imported energy." you can read the full story on bloomberg's website. the front page of "the pittsburgh post-gazette" -- a look at some of the victims from one year ago and a story that will likely get a lot of attention in the week ahead. this is from "the detroit free press" -- you can get more information by logging on to freep.com. next is robert from massachusetts. decline andre i
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
. one compelling possible clue has emerged. two senior new york law enforcement sources telling cnn the engineer told investigators at the crash scene that he was, quote, in a daze. that's a quote. in a daze just before the disaster. cnn's nic robertson is joining us from yonkers, new york, outside new york city, at the ntsb briefing. what else did we learn? >> reporter: well, we learned the ntsb has now looked at the signaling. they say that they found no anomalies in the signaling. if we remember, the engineer was quoted as saying right after the accident that he applied the brakes, knock happened. the ntsb say they've had an examination of the brakes, and they feel that the results have come back showing that there were no problems with those brakes. this is what they said. >> we've determined that the metro north mechanical department performed a proper brake test prior to the accident train leaving the station, and there were no anomalies noted. based on these data, there's no indication that the brake systems were not functioning properly. >> reporter: well, the other thing th
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
-span. treasury secretary jacob lew gave update on the dodd-frank regulation law. speaking at an event hosted by the pew charitable trust, secretary said the obama administration would press for more comprehensive global financial regulation in up coming g20 summit in australia. >> good morning everyone and thank you so much for joining us for this very special event. little housekeeping before i get started. please once secretary lew finish his remarks, stay seated. @&c"pe hosting this 76th secretary of the united states treasury jack lew. it has become a major influential voice on many of the toughest issues confronting society today. throughout 65 year history, pew has remain faithful to the guiding principle. tell the truth, and trust the people. be it healthcare, be it environment, economic mobility, pew has spoken truth to power to improve the lives of millions of people throughout the world. of course almost two years ago, pew along with the c.f.a. institute cofounded the council. which sought to give voice to the people's interest. i'm particularly pleased secretary lew will be speaki
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
's do thing in the design of the law that necessarily limit the number of providers and number of doctors you will have access to. that necessarily means the president was absolutely lying when he said if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. bill: full-throated defense, karl. people aren't stupid. wallace said the president guaranteed me i could keep my doctor. emanuel said, if you want to, you can pay for it. >> exactly. you can have anything you want as you come up with the jack for it. look, this is why i'm amazed, first of all they try to defend it. the president stepped back from saying if you like your health care plan you can keep it and apologized. i think that apology was blanket enough it cover this is as well. why emanuel continues to try to defend it saying well the president didn't promise you couldn't have unlimited, blah, blah, blah. it was ridiculous defense, not particularly effective. bill: on the political side of this, you said this before. you believe democrats hope that the american voter forgets. >> yeah. but they aren't. they're not going to. l
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
, right? the irony of ironies with health care law is we have more people without insurance in the handling and. >> well, that's what i was going to close with. and i hate to say it, it's unfortunate to say this. but my prediction based on gd information here is that january and february, the first first-quarter 2014, we are certain to have more people who are uninsured and people who have gained insurance coverage. so tat's not where we want to be. including where we are trying to be. but it points out significant fundamental problems with the law being administered. >> it's always good to see you. thank you so much. neil: not for taxpayers just got neil: not for taxpayers just got screwed, but for the lawmakers [ male announcer ] here's a question for you. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? he answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energefficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lis here. you ar
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
as the least productive in our american history. >> 55 bills have been signed into law. this is the least productive congress ever. >> the least productive congress in the history of the american penn. >> it's literally a do nothing congress. >> that's not fair. they are doing something. they are getting into the guinness book of world records and that's twice if you count john boehner's fingernails. >> good morning it's thursday, december 5th. the tree lit up last night. that was quite an event. wasn't it? >> kate and jack were watching last night. very exciting. >> good night. >> for a tree that they senselessly slaughtered. >> welcome to the show. we got contributor mike barnacle, also dragged involuntarily from his family. katty kay. and senior political editor for the white house and white house correspondent for "huffington post," sam stein. and katy, quite a bit of news today. >> apart from the tree. >> apart from the tree and apart from willie. a press conference in tallahassee today that may shake up college football. >> yeah. the superstar freshman quarterback for florida state
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
state signing up for the health care law in all of october. and now, that must be nice. a lot of americans might not be willing to gamble with the health care law, new jersey is happily logon to the 13 various casinos authorized by the state and it was not easy for them. and then he got bumped off those sites. and players getting bumped off during the middle of a poker hand. but i still haveto give new jersey a hand for keeping everyone in the loop, including private casinos that work hand-in-hand so the gamblers to play their hand on the site. i've been told that the hotels and casinos have an annual terman, they have attracted more than 1800 or not. just follow the afordable casino act now. that's what we'll call it. so let's talk about this with our expert. >> even with the rebranding, esident obama thought he would launch his campaign. and we are looking for the younger and healthy people gambling on site and they are trying to get this online. and they are not printing it. and that is clearly not enough to boost of the obamacare system beyond it depends on what you are se
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
. it will treat everyone equally under the law, it will help parents control their children's future and their education, it will help creators have more jobs for workers. it will treat you the same way everyone else, the matter the color of your skin, what part of town you comfort. we have tried the bailouts, excessive taxation. it has not worked. it does not work. we will try a new approach. you can meet your new challenges as you rebuild your cities, it will endure and prevail. i promise you that i will work you do we do that. thank you very much. [applause] >> it is my job to sort hundreds of questions and tried to get them into some kind of order. i will start locally with a student question. what made you take interest in detroit's issues? >> they are in the news. i think about it from two different perspectives. i will be honest with you. i am about politician, i'm a republican, i want votes. our party needs or votes and they are not getting more out of detroit. i am a physician and i want to diagnose problems and come up with solutions. in the past, a lot of times republicans
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
of the health care law. what does that entail? >> this is what democrats wanted for two years. they say every day between now and december 23rd they will do some event to talk about each day one different good part of the health care law in their view. the idea is they got to do something about this sinking poll numbers for health care reform. they got to recalibrate the debate gaven they went through the worst possible coverage of the roll out. the question is, can that work. if the site does work. if people does start to get health care coverage you'll get a different debate. the question is how much damage was done and is this thing fixed? you guys had a good conversation yesterday on the show yes the front end fixed but is the back end fixed in a way to lead people getting coverage that they can trust that insurance companies know what benefits they are getting as far as subsidy from the government to provide. >> if you go on this big campaign to highlight the website and highlight the plan and program it better work, right? so the front end of the website will work but there's problems w
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
-- on capitol hill, in particular, from running away from the law and this seems to have worked. the spin about how this is all fixed now. you don't see a lot of -- you don't hear a lot of democratic criticism. >> well i think in part, paul, because a lot of the democrats on the hill are not really themselves up to speed on the technology that's been applied to the system. so short term, for a week or so, yeah, they can get some quiet up on capitol hill. but obama's biggest problem is that the young people, the so-called millenials are not signing up and we just had this harvard poll out that said about 57% of them disapprove of obama care. and one of the reasons is the cost is very high, they didn't know the costs were going to be so high but the other reason is that the website is an experience that you would expect to have back in the early 1990s, not 2013. they have something, for instance, a cueing tool which means if 50,000 people are using the website, a little sign will come on and say, give us your e-mail address, you can't get on, and we'll call you back. >> for millenials, this is la
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
, the court declined to hear appeals by amazon and overstock.com to throw out a new york state law forcing them to collect sales tax even though they don't have a physical presence in that state. c-net news maggie is joining us to explain what it means for all of us who shop online. does the supreme court's refusal to hear this case about the new york law open the door for other states to start collecting sales tax from online purchases too? >> what it will probably do is some states may feel that they can pass some laws that will do this, as well. right now, not every state that has sales tax is collecting that on online purchases. and some states have passed these laws and some haven't yet. >> explain that. it depends on what state you live in in terms of how online taxing works. >> exactly. what's interesting here is in new york state, for example, they did pass, they were one of the first to pass a law that you would have to have sales tax collected but then in illinois, for example, they passed a similar law and that state supreme court threw out that law. and so now you have a situat
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 12:35am PST
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CNN
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am PST
law enforcement sources tell the engineer, there he is, said he was quote, in a daze. this was revealed to investigators moments after the derailment that killed four and injured more than 60 others. investigators now say this train carrying 150 passengers approached the sharp curve, here's the map, approached the curve doing 82 miles an hour. this is a bend with a speed limit of 30 miles per hour. 82. that is too fast even for the straight away with a 70-mile-per-hour limit. nick is on the scene of the crash and joins me here in the new york studio. wow. now we are hearing about dazed. what do we know from the operator. what led to this? >> well, what he describes as going along in a daze, those were his exact words -- >> not asleep, in a daze. >> in a daze. he says i don't know what happened. this is what he told investigators after the accident. what we do know is five seconds before the train actually physically came to a rest, that's wlthat e that's when the brakes were applied. that's pretty much when the train is actually coming off the rail itself. building th
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
employment law project estimates another 850,000 americans would run out of state supplemented benefits in the first three months of next year. >>> a white house report estimates 3.6 million more americans could lose their benefits by the end of 2014. so with little time left, lawmakers must act urgently and make it a critical priority if it is to deal with the budget agreement. the debt -- the debate over extending benefits could threaten negotiations over the budget, however, last week as democrats dug their heels in, over an extension, house speaker john boehner suggested he would entertain the argue but argued responsibility lies with the white house. >> if the president has a plan for extending unemployment benefits, i'd surely entertain looking at it. but the real focus ought to be creating a better environment for our economy and creating more jobs for the american people. that's where the focus is, not more government programs. >> we have a responsibility as american people, people who have played by the rules and lost their job through no fault of their own. and need these bene
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am EST
say the collection is lawful. around the country today, fast food rest word -- workers will walk off the job as part of the continued push to raise minimum wage and secure the rights to unionize. yesterdaysent letters in support of higher wages to the fast food companies. president obama pushed for increase in the minimum wage yesterday. want to hear from all of you this morning. are you able to move up the economic ladder? dial (202)under 30, 585-3880. 50, (202) between 31- 585-3881 (202) 585-388. 50, (202) 585- 3882. you can also post your comments on twitter or facebook. let me show you a little bit of president obama's speech. it was from the center for american progress. [video clip] >> for one thing, these trends are bad for our economy. one study finds that growth is more fragile and recession is more frequent in countries with greater inequality. .hat makes sense when families have less to spend, businesses have fewer customers. households rack up greater mortgage and credit card debt. topentrated wealth at the will not result in broadly based consumer spending that drives o
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
he would never take unnecessary risks with train passengers. law enforcement sources say that rockefeller has worked for the nta for at least 15 years and has a clean record. at 4:20 this morning the locomotive was righted. they have crews in place that are working to try to start to move the debris. that will be happening a little bit later. they are also trying to figure out if fuel is leaking. that's adding to the problems on top of what commuters are going to be dealing with this morning because, elisabeth, brian, 26,000 passengers ride this line alone on a normal daily basis and you can imagine tens of thousands will be displaced because of it. >> you're right. it is going to be a crazy rush hour. we thank you very much. it's interesting that william rockefeller, the guy who was driving the train at the time, he told his supervisors, i hit the brakes but the train didn't slow down. >> what anna mentioned leading up to it is 70 mile -- apparently a 75 mile-an-hour strip zone and then it goes to 35. the dramatic change in speed could have played in that. we're going to
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
. neil:we can get past that silly lopping camp the law, can't we >> well, you would think so. [laughter] neil: thank you for joining us. captain chuck nash. the 401k is putting it all on you now. well, public union workers right ♪ hmm. ♪ mm-hmm. [ engine revs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] oh what fun it is to ride. get the mercedes-benz on your wish list at the wier event going on now -- but hurry, the offer ends soon. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease the 2014 ml350 for $599 a mononth at your local mercedes-benz dealer. ♪ [ male announcer ] 1.21 gigawatts. today, that's easy. ge is revolutioning power. upercharging turbines with advanced hardware and innovative software. using data predictively to help power entire cities. so the turbines of today... will power us all... into the future. ♪ neil: hey all you illinois state workers complaining about entering the 401(k) world, what took you so long. but in illinois public workers contue to say 401 is not okay, they are pushing back hard against a push in a land' lincoln to have public workers. unions are threatening to sue
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
to reach young, healthy people to get them to sign up for the law. they're trying to step up their pr effort to reach people and get them to sign up. >> ed henry live on the north lawn. thank you. >> the u.s. economy grew at the 3.6% annual rate in the third quarter, fastest since 2012. the current quarter could dip below 2%. stocks were down across the board today. dow lost 68. nasdaq was off 5. up next, reverend jesse jackson shares memories of nelson mandela. first across the country tonight. looking into pass word, security experts say hackers hit more than 2 million face book, google, twitter accounts and sent the information to a server in the netherlands. >>> security thieves were stealing christmas decorations from a residence caught on cameras. >>> there's a look at nyw. the lawsuit filed in the deadly train derailment. the engineer may have been suffering from hypnosis, many of us experience this driving long disst distance. that's a look outside the belt way. we'll be right back. ♪ [ male announcer ] over time, you've come to realize... [ starter ] ready! [ starting gun g
KBCW
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
the first african law firm. in 1960, mandela turned militant. >> there are many people who feel that it is useless for us to continue talking nonviolence. >> mandela loved up to his name, troublemaker, repeatedly challenging authority. he was convicted of sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the government and sentence to life in prison. he was cut off from the outside world, but mandela's message and movement endured. his wife became his unofficial ambassador. finally, in 1990, nelson mandela was freed. >> mandela became south africa's first black president and crafted a new constitution. he preached reconciliation and never spoke of retribution. mandela became a larger than life figure with rock star status, celebrity, and world leaders came calling. he won the nobel peace prize and traveled the world repairing south africa's image and promoting tolerance. mandela and his wife divorced in 1996. he later remarried. age slowed him down. he retired from public life, but continued to welcome dignitaries from around the world to his home. in june, he was rushed to the hospital wi
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
people, you know, natural tendency to not want to obey the laws. that's why we have speed laws in the country, because people go faster than they should. to outlaw street raicing is jus something that's in our fabric. >> are these younger folks, older folks with the money and cache to drive these fancy automobiles? >> from my experience, and i superbeen to a lot of street races, it's mostly younger people. generally speaking these days, it's mostly import cars and that sorof thing, which is kind of like what the gentlemen's movies are about, import cars racing on streets. so yeah, most drag racing on the street is with -- is between kids and their cars. >> and how does it happen? is this a phone call in the middle of the night, hey, i'll meet you here. crowd shows up and boom, they have an audience and they go? >> it's kind of like that. i guess you could call it flash racing. people have a communication system, much of it is done over the internet. sometimes there are certain places in any town where it's known that's where you go to gather up and decide you're going to go dra
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
political issues, and focus on the advantages of the law. we've been talking about that. i talked about the improvements in health care costs, the reduction in the growth health care cost that we've seen since the pass of the affordable care the affordable care act ensures no one with the pre-existing condition can be denied insurance. already a long time now for the children with pre-existing conditions have not been denied, have not been able to be denied coverage. we're focused on delivering the benefits. we know from similar data that breaks down what people say they care nd want in health benefits are e broadly supported. the the resilience of american people, even when they're trying to get insurance, when we, because of the troubles we caused with the site, it was incumbent on us to fix. they're still there demonstrating in high volume the fact that they believe that this and want ng they need and want to learn more about. we're focused on delivering the benefits to them. we'll see down the road how the affordable care act and the benefits it provides. we'll get about the busines
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 3:10pm EST
law. it is that pell will be exposed to sequestration with the next academic year. that could result in a cut as much as seven percent. what impact would a seven percent reduction tell two point $5 billion? what impact would that have on the student to deal with every day? >> that really is a good question. what we expect is going to happen is the student that is fully pell eligible, 7% reduction will hurt them. it still pays for all of their classes. the amount they have four books. the more troublesome students are the ones that are getting a little bit of pell or right on the cusp. increasedcertainly the borrowing that they are going to do in order to make up for the shortfall. >> thank you. it exacerbates a regressive policy pushing student loans and dutch students into loans. the worst cases they stop out or it exacerbates a regressive policy pushing student loans. >> just to be clear. it is portly apsley autofocus on the future but we cannot lose sight of the present. the pell is exposed to an up to one of two 7% reduction. we do not take sequestration, it will go down by $90 m
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am EST
to change the subject as much as possible. laws and the city are taking care of very important response abilities here until they've been pigmentation problems can get worked out. in one sense it helped. but also similar reason driving is as both parties are trying to kick this out for two more years to have an election and decide how these issues get resolved. accommodation suggests they will get a deal in the next couple of days. dagen: this is if you have described it to use your words some low hanging fruit. how does this deal come together and what are the chances it does? >> i think it is slightly better than 50% chance it is going to get done. remember, the two chairs negotiating the steel are not here to tell us what they want to get done, they feel confident they will get something done. the issue here is last-minute demands. the republicans think they need some level of entitlement changes to get the rank-and-file members, thre slayer pushing han this changes to hospital spending for medicaid. the democrats pushing for more spending on unemployment insurance possibly inclusion
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
the law had been enforced in black neighborhoods or minority neighborhoods got people so angry they were ready to vote out anyone associated with the current regime because they felt humiliated by the cops. >> hope the community and law enforcement are working together instead of in an adversarial way. >> we'll see glt police chief was determined that this would stay. >> that's a big reason bill deblasio won. he said it would not stay. >> we'll see who becomes police chief. up next turns out the whole men are from mars, women are from venus thing may not be far off. new research on how our brains are wired differently. be right back. across the country has brought me to the lovely city of boston. cheers. and seeing as it's such a historic city, i'm sure they'll appreciate that geico's been saving people money for over 75 years. oh... dear, i've dropped my tea into the boston harbor. huhh... i guess this party's over. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. ♪ nothing says, "you're my #1 copilot," like a milk-bone biscuit. ♪ say it with milk-bone
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. sunnyvale's strict new gun laws take effect. gun owners who lost their firerm a or had them stolen have to call police in 48 hours. the city will start tracking the sale of ammunition. the nra promised to fight the new law in court. let's check our chilly forecast this morning. good morning. >> good morning to you, scott. one more hour of that freeze warning, it should be able to expire on time at 9:00 a.m. temperatures are still in the 30s, we head throughout day we'll end up in the 50s so another cold day on tap. then a storm system moves through into tonight. so this is what we're expecting. showers starting up by 9:00 p.m., widespread across the bay area. as we continue into tomorrow morning we got a cold blast of air. talking about really low snow levels and the potential of a mix of rain and snow down to the valley floor level. next week very cold conditions continue each morning. let's check your drive. >> look at palo alto. the only real issue is an increase in traffic but heading into the sun. slowing for 101 and 280 through the trees
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
favored reducing unemployment benefits. right now, under federal law, you have up to 73 weeks of unemployment benefits. that's why -- there's a number that's been high, because the recession has been so difficult and people have a hard time finding jobs. but the traditional number is something like 26 weeks. and the republicans want to move that number down a lot. their argument is basically the economy is getting better. and they don't want the federal government to spend that much money. so you have a big ideological debate here about the role of unemployment benefits, rand paul, this kind of keeps people from getting jobs. the economic data suggests that's not true. that said, it's hard to get house republicans to agree to basically, you know -- withdraw sequester and also increase unemployment benefits in the same two weeks. so i think it's going to be the challenge as we go forward here. >> the washington speak on this is you might get more results if you don't have to have them swallow too many bitter pills at once. the skeptical view that many people have, they're not g
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
.com, then talk to your doctor. there may be more you could do for your asthma. >> the intruder may have the law on his side because they give permission to occupy unclaimed land. he changed the locks produced court documents known as the the quiet title showing he is the owner. he is charged with breaking and entering and he is fighting the charge. an investigation found at least a dozen similar cases involvi involvinger kas. is this commercial unfit to air during the super bowl? take a look the nfl said yes. the ad made by daniel defense focuses on scenes of personal protection and fundamental rights. it says it violates advertising rules which say firearms are prohibited. stores with firearms and ammunition will be permitted if they sell other items they don't advertise firearms ammunition. owners say they would change the ads. they say the denial was unofficial. >> cyber monday will be bigger than ever with deals from the stores all of the way to the sky. we have the latest. >> black friday isn't the only thing that started early. we are only a few hours into cyber monday. but many are in to
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am PST
the law was passed in the first place. "the washington post" reports that one-third of people who signed up for health care plans on the federal insurance website may have errors on their application due to computer system glitches. the white house is denying that number. >>> we'll soon hear for the first time the seven emergency calls made to newtown police on the day of the sandy hook massacre. prosecutors had tried to keep the 911 tapes secret. but they were overruled in court. the judge said the recordings being released tomorrow will help the public gauge whether the police responded appropriately. >>> new, overnight, this picture taken during a rescue operation in santa ana, california. this woman became wedged in a tiny space about five feet from the ground. firefighters pulled her out with minor injuries. >>> crews in washington state hope to resume their search this morning for a mill worker missing after the collapse of a grain silo. the silo was filled with corn. it collapsed yesterday. that missing worker is feared buried under tons of grain. an engineer is deciding if it's s
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2013 9:20am EST
of the web site serious concern. million additional plans canceled next year by employers. the law's supporters said it is aoki, the plan on the exchange cost less too. joining us is one of the architects of obamacare, easy keel emanual, doctor, thanks for coming by. you really enjoy his. >> tell the truth to your viewers. stuart: you got 15 minutes on msnbc. how long will you get here? >> not enough time. stuart: i want you to look into that camera and tell our viewers that if they enroll in obamacare all their personal information is absolutely secure and you will vouch for that security? >> i am not talking about the confidentiality issue. what we discussed is whether obamacare will enroll enough people and is going to be -- stuart: you are going out there, urging people to enroll in obamacare and you won't tell our viewers who you are urging to enroll, if it is safe? you won't give that commitment? >> that is not why we are here. we are here to talk about health insurance and millions of people who have gotten health coverage at a better deal who were excluded. let's remind yo
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
impact on your net tax return this year. the new tax law changes, your tax obligation to be a total of 50 percent of your income. half of your income, one in $2 going toggled sam, the state to all kinds of people accept your pocket. all this week we're letting you know what you should do and informing you of any others you may not even know about. joining us now, the firm wide partner in charge of tax and business services. thank you for coming in. you guys have a year end tax guide and then in putting some of your clients dissimulation to see what they might go, april. >> it is not pretty. we sampled 1200 clients. we took there taxes were 2012 and layered the changes on taxes in 2013. it did not sound like a big increase, 7%. if you took the changes, not what you would think it would be, but the surprise was the amount. gerri? >> a quarter of a billion. gerri: were not talking about the world. just your clients. >> just clients. gerri: that's crazy. all right. let's take through these changes because there are a lot of them. starting with the brand spanking new income-tax bracket. tell u
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
. >> they sure haven't presented an alternative. if you ask the opponents of this law what they would do differently, their answer seems to be let's go back to the way things used to be. >> well that one's not true either. they may not like the g.o.p. plans but there are plans. you heard some right here. >> our approach the one that is patient based and allows for more flexibility for health savings accounts and people can purchase health care across state lines and a plan that had in it a safeguard for preexisting conditions but did not implement a plan that placed prices. >> why do they keep saying these things and we did not worry they would think about getting caught. karl rove joins us. great to see you. >> great to see you, greta. >> what is this? why are they saying this stuff? there's no contest that it's wrong. >> harry reid in particular is way out there. people have lost their policies between 5.4 and 6.2 million policies have been cancelled. that represents 10, 12, 14 million people. they got a cancellation letter. and the presidenting acknowledg it. he apologized for it. and
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
for years that her learning problems as a child were due to brain damage at birth. >>> a lot of law enforcement at the crash sight of the accident that killed paul walker and his friend last week. police said 3500 people showed up. dominic is at the memorial site tonight, and the big concern tonight was that people were speeding by in cars. >> absolutely, police managed to slow down the thousands of cars passed by here today. and people are still turning up to pay their respects. there was 7,000 people that signed up on facebook for this, and they weren't entirely sure how many people would turn out. people are peacefully paying their respects for walker. one way is to see the cars that paul drove in the "fast and furious" movies. >>> for everybody out here today, they're all underground tuners and fans of the franchise. these cars all represent paul and the movie, and i think that everybody can relate to that. >> the organizers also put up huge billboard on the sign of the truck and they were able to sign and write their condolences for the families. the police are still doing thei
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 1:40am PST
of the law a few times. not enough to be labelled a feathered fugitive. >> he keeps us on our toes. it's good training for my guys. we have some intel on him. i think we have it under control. >> reporter: from cresskill, sara wallace, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> fast. >> bad turkey. >> john is like why don't they catch the thing already? they can run at speeds of 25 miles an hour. >> check it out. >> is that the same turkey or the turkey you had for thanksgiving? >> that is my pet turkey. >> does your pet turkey have a name? >> tom. >> tom the turkey. another allitera >> good morning. i'm john muller. >> and i'm diana perez. here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now" -- >>> the western half of the country is locked in a bitter polar blast that is threatening citrus crops and burying roads under two feet of snow and it's not going away any time soon. we will get the latest from accu-weather in just a moment. >>> the engineer of the derailed train zoned out just before the crash according to those close to him. they say by the tim
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Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
haven't presented an alternative. if you ask many of the opponents of this law, what exactly they do differently, their answer seems to be well, let's go back to the way things used to be. >> well, that one is not true either. you know that. they may not like the g.o.p. plan, but you can't deny that the g.o.p. has plans. you heard some plans even right here. >> our approach, the one that's patient-based, the one that allows for more flexibility for health savings accounts. the one that says people can purchase healthcare across state lines and a plan frankly that had in it safeguard for those with preexisting conditions but did not implement a plan that raised prices the way that obamacare does. >> the democrats must think that americans are stupid or something. why else do they keep saying these things. they know simply are not true and would not think they would worry about getting caught. karl rove joins us. nice to he sue, karl. >> great to see you, greta. >> karl, so what -- i mean, what is this? what's with them? why do they keep saying this stuff? there is no contest that it's
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
, a message was being delivered. >> happen right now to make a difference to change the laws for the bay area. >> reporter: by those opposed to the four energy projects being considered. the district board heard about plans by phillips 66, west pack, chevron and va rare row. it's valero proposing a facility that could take delivery of crude oil brought in by railcar. >> that project is to bring in crude, to bring in 70,000 barrels of crude by rail as opposed to bringing it in by ship. >> reporter: the oil that would be unloaded from railcars and refined in benicia is what many consider a lower quality dirtier crude oil high in sulphur called tar sand. valero told the board it wouldn't increase emissions. even though the four proposals come from four oil companies with four different goals, many people who have environmental concerns believe that added together, those projects could be an environmental disaster. andres soto lives in richmond and remembers well chevron's explosion and refinery fire in august 2012. >> people here in the bay area are now waking up to the fact that the big oil has
KOFY
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
. union claim the board broke state law when it removed one item from the ratified deal. so could another strike be coming? here's transportation reporter heather. >> after circuits san francisco labor counsel describes what led up to the lawsuit this way. >> in all the years of looking at collective bargaining we have never seen anything quite like this. >>reporter: lawsuit filed in alameda county superior court says it was illegal for the bart board to unilaterally remove a single item from the ratified contract then offer it to the union on take it or leave it basis. >> they must honor the total final agreement. we are asking a courto enforce at the time employer obligation to do so. >>reporter: the lawsuit isn't needed and it will delay a resolution to this labor dispute. disputed contract was reached after 6 months of painful negotiations and 2 strikes. the union ratified it but then bart says it discovered a clause on family leave was signed by mistake. section 4.8 gives workers 6 week of paid family medical leave. bart says the legal paper trail shows the district rejected it
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
tabs on that as well, kate. >> the administration will say, this law is much more than just a website. but what is the significance of this benchmark, do you think? >> well, part of it is math. part of it is they got to hit certain numbers. they say in order for this whole system to work. you take a look at the map of the country and look at the numbers now sort of in terms of you have the obama care sites, states doing it themselves, then you have the healthcare.gov states. take a look. they want to hit 7 million in total by the end of march. those are the numbers sort of over the last several weeks here. cloe closer to 200,000. people sign up for these things late. it's psychology, you wait until the last minute to do things. the numbers could go up, especially in march. also, 200,000 is not even close to the 7 million they hope to have. also this anxiety of people who have had their policies cancelled and who are now trying to get to the site to find out what the new premium will be. what the new plan will be, who had trouble getting on. it's a concern for them in particular. >> i
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